The Water Environment Federation (WEF) and the American Water Works Association (AWWA) joined together to speak with one voice on drinking water and wastewater issues. The 2011 Water Matters! Fly-In was attended by more than 160 people, from every U.S. state, representing a cross-section of the entire water community. To view a video clip from the event.
- Water Environment Federation (WEF)
- 2011 water matters! Fly-In in washington D.C. was a tremendous ...
New USGS maps show areas where groundwater is important source of drinking water for homeowners
New U.S. Geological Survey maps show where people across the nation rely on private wells for their drinking water. The maps will help determine where focused groundwater-quality testing or further studies are needed to help ensure safe drinking water from private wells. The maps estimate the number of people using private wells in a given area, but individual wells are not identified. Until now, areas where private wells are predominantly used were not well known. Groundwater is an unseen but crucial resource...
AWWA calls for Farm Bill measures that protect drinking water sources, encourage partnerships
With excess nutrients impacting water quality nationwide, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) today urged U.S. Congress to use the upcoming Farm Bill reauthorization to help farmers and water utilities work together to protect the nation’s drinking water. Large algal blooms resulting from nutrients have threatened water quality throughout the country, including shutting down the drinking water supply for the entire city of Toledo, Ohio, in 2014. “Water utilities and farmers are eager to...
AppliTek lands large drinking water supply monitoring project in Anhui Province, China
Making drinking water safe is a priority in China. The government focusing on cleaning water sources and recycling water. In 2012, China mandated that tap water in all cities should meet a standard based on 106 indices called for by the World Health Organization. As well as investing in water treatment, distribution and quality monitoring, the government has added drinking-water safety to its list of 13 major technology projects. (Source : nature.com) AppliTek is proud to have been awarded today a project in...
Meet us at Aquatech in Amsterdam – Drinking and Wastewater Conference
Next month atg UV Technology will be heading to Aquatech, the world’s leading trade exhibition for process, drinking, and wastewater from 31 October – 3 November 2017 in Amsterdam. A Leading Conference in Water and Wastewater It’s a great opportunity to showcase some of the new DfMA skid-mounted packaged units which have applications in so many industries from food and beverage to offshore oil and gas and pharmaceuticals. On the stand, a fully mobile and skid-mounted unit will be displayed,...
EPA announces further delay of Lead and Copper Rule revisions
Planned revisions to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency`s Lead and Copper Rule regulating lead and copper content in drinking water has been delayed another six months. The new revisions were scheduled to be released this summer, but given delays at EPA due to regulatory review and the lack of an assistant administrator for the Office of Water, even the new deadline of January 2018 seems optimistic. NGWA serves on the National Drinking Water Advisory Council, which has weighed in on possible revisions...